First a trickle, now a flood: top CEOs are boycotting Trump’s councils — and taking action against hate to fill the president’s leadership vacuum.
Author: Tina Casey
AFL-CIO, Under Armour, Intel and Merck throw down the gauntlet after Trump fails to condemn white nationalists responsible for violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Oklahoma’s oil and gas industry has created a legacy of earthquake risks that could inhibit economic development, but wind power is riding to the rescue.
In a new op-ed, former Google engineer James Damore suggests that he really was not trying to make a research-based case against women in tech after all.
With President Trump’s Extreme Vetting policy in development, Peter Thiel’s data company Palantir stands to benefit big time, thanks to the Paypal-founder’s close relationship with the commander in chief. Is that the real reason behind Buzzfeed’s recent exposé on Thiel’s anti-Trump dinner chatter?
A good sign that the hydrogen economy is not a dream: Hawaii-based Servco follows through on plans for a fueling station to support Toyota Mirai fuel cell EV sales.
South Carolina utilities have halted construction on two new nuclear power plants, but a forthcoming grid study could breathe new life into the project.
Toyota is pushing forward with a new five year research project aimed at building a futuristic, carbon-neutral “hydrogen society” network.
Boy Scout president and AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson still has not commented on President Trump’s jamboree speech last week, though many other Scouts have spoken out.
A recent study found a surprise: San Diego can meet its climate change goals and lower electricity rates by circumventing the local utility. Might this work for other municipalities?
A new grid study ordered by Energy Secretary Rick Perry was reportedly intended to support coal and nuclear, but facts on the ground are getting in the way. Career researchers from DOE leaked their draft of the report, just in case the findings change significantly when Perry’s approved version is published.
The U.S. Department of Defense is emerging as a safe space in which Republican members of Congress can affirm support for action on climate change.
The Trump administration’s Department of Energy appears to be solidly in favor of solar power, with new grants aimed at slashing costs and boosting solar cell efficiency.
Despite Trump’s tough talk favoring fossil fuels, his Department of Energy is pushing algae biofuel and other renewables for the bioeconomy of the future.
Low cost shale gas is motivating new investment in conventional plastic production, but the carbon neutral bioplastic industry is still making progress, for example, with a new carbon-neutral mattress from Naturepedic.